The Minnesota Wild, Let's Play Hockey and Minnesota Hockey will partner for the ninth straight year for the annual Used Hockey Equipment Drive across the Twin Cities. Berger Transfer will place drop-off boxes at select arenas and hockey shops starting Friday, Sept. 1 through Sunday, Sept. 24.

From 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, Oct. 1, thousands of pieces of donated equipment will be distributed for free to hockey associations and individuals at Xcel Energy Center. Goalie equipment, sticks and helmets are alwaysthe most in need.